Alondra is an associate in the Los Angeles office. She handles a broad range of legal matters involving water law, CEQA, the Brown Act, the Public Records Act, code enforcement, public contracts, drafting and amending ordinances, and other areas concerning municipalities.
While pursuing her law degree, Alondra assisted in-house counsel at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California with a variety of legal matters involving CEQA litigation, water rate challenges under Prop 218 and Prop 26, claims pursuant to the Tort Claims Act, and disclosures pursuant to the Public Records Act. Alondra gained a broad water legal experience clerking for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of the General Counsel’s Water Law Office. There she worked on matters concerning the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act, including, tribal water quality standards, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits, the Clean Water Rule, and the Lead and Copper Rule.
Alondra has non-profit legal experience interning at LA Waterkeeper, where she gained experience with Industrial Storm Water Permits. Fluent in Spanish, Alondra interned at El Centro Mexican de Derecho Ambiental (The Mexican Center for Environmental Law) in Mexico City, where she worked on hydraulic fracturing regulation.
Alondra received her J.D., with a concentration in environmental law, from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. She received her B.A. in Political Science, and minors in Environmental Systems and Society, and Chicana/o Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.